Emily Stouffer, RN, MSN

Emily Stouffer, RN, MSN

Advanced Practice Nurse

Emily has worked with Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush since 2006 and as a practicing clinical nurse since 2002. A native of Lockport, Illinois and a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a bachelor of science degree in nursing, Emily pursued her masters of science in nursing at the Rush University College of Nursing. At Rush, she studied in the Geriatric Nurse Practitioner Program and the Adult Nurse Practitioner Program.

Emily is a member of the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses, serving as its vice president from 2008-2009 and as president from 2009-2010.


Clinical Responsibilities

  • Medications management per physician protocol
  • Pre-op/post-op teaching
  • Provides patient support and postoperative assistance
  • Provides phone triage input and output
  • Provides patient referrals as needed
  • Facilitates documentation for workers’ comp
  • Manages in-house patient rounds
  • Surgical assistant in the operating room


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing, 2001

Rush University College of Nursing

  • Masters of Science, Nursing, 2010

Professional Certifications and Licenses

  • Nurse Practitioner, State of Illinois
  • Registered Nurse, State of Illinois
  • Registered Nurse First Assist

Professional Memberships

  • National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses

Emily has office hours at the following locations: